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Mariinsky Ballet: PaquitaThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 8 – 13 Paquita is a glittering showcase of classical technique, dazzling tutus, and non-stop virtuosic turns.
Thru Sep. 29 To kick off the 30th Anniversary season, Signature Theatre produces its 30th Sondheim musical with the daring and darkly funny Tony Award®-winning musical of the twisted American Dream.
Emmy BlotnickAMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22 Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.
A Chorus LineSignature Theatre
Oct. 29, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020 This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.
REMIX: The Future is FemaleSmithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Sep 26 This happy hour event is all about music, art and women celebrating women.
National Philharmonic: Eroica & BeethovenStrathmore
Sep. 21 – 22 “Eroica” Symphony is a groundbreaking work in Beethoven’s stylistic development, bringing together classical control and romantic exuberance.
Tue. Sep 24 Grammy-winner Lucinda Williams performs the album Car Wheels On A Gravel Road in its entirety,
Escaped AloneSignature Theatre
Sep. 24 – Nov. 3 Caryl Churchill's (Cloud 9, Top Girls) electrifying Signature debut is a caustically funny and surreal afternoon of tea and calamity.
The REACH Opening FestivalThe Kennedy Center
Thru Sep. 22 Two weeks of FREE performances & activities celebrating the expansion of The Kennedy Center campus called the REACH.
Cirque MeiCenter for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 19 Direct from the People’s Republic of China, this ensemble of elite circus performers thrills the young and old alike with their amazing feats of agility, strength, and poise.
NSO Pops: An Evening with MaxwellThe Kennedy Center
Thru Sep. 20 The multi-Grammy® winner has artfully managed to transfix music lovers for more than two decades.
Whose Live Anyway?Strathmore
Sat. Oct 12 An evening of hilarious improvised comedy and song based on audience suggestions
India.Arie: The Worthy TourStrathmore
Fri. Oct 11
Broadway Center Stage: FootlooseThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 9 – 13
Washington Performing Arts: Drew PetersenThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 19
Washington Performing Arts: Spektral QuartetThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 29
Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent MythNational Archives
Tue. Sep 24
Suffragettes in the Silent Cinema and Silent Feminists: America’s First Women DirectorsNational Archives
Fri. Sep 20
The Four Italian TenorsCenter for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 5
Washington Performing Arts: Melbourne SymphonyThe Kennedy Center
Wed. Oct 16
National Philharmonic: ARRIVAL FROM SWEEDEN. The Music of ABBAStrathmore
Sat. Nov 2
Washington Performing Arts: Pink MartiniThe Kennedy Center
Sun. Oct 13
Renée Fleming VOICES: Gavin CreelThe Kennedy Center
Thu. Oct 3
Kid Prince and PabloThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 19 – Nov. 3